An Individual can take Class 2 Individual User Digital Signature for Personal Use. Class 2 Individual User DSC is mainly used for Income Tax Return e-Filing, TDS return online filing, online filing of Form 15CA/ 15CB, company Registration, ROC e-Filing, MCA21 e-filing, VAT Return e-Filing, Service Tax Return e-Filing, Provident Fund & ESI e-Filing, IEC Registration on DGFT Website
Any Authorized Individual on behalf of Organization can take Class 2 organisation DSC for various purposes. Class-2 Organization user Digital Signature is mainly used for e-Tendering, e-Procurement, e-bidding, e-Auction.
An Individual can take Class 3 Individual User Digital Signature for Personal Use. Class 3 Individual User DSC is mainly used for Trademark, Copyright & Patent e-filing, e-Ticketing by IRCTC Agents.
Any Authorized Individual on behalf of Organization can take Class 3 organization DSC for various purposes. Class-3 Organization user Digital Signature is mainly used for e-Tendering, e-Procurement, e-Bidding, e-Auction, online filing with ICEGATE and filing with custom house department by Custom House Agents (CHA). Class 3 is the highest type of Digital Signature Certificates in comparison to Class 2 Digital Signature Certificates.
DGFT Digital Signature is a special type of Digital Signature that can be taken by Importer or exporters having IEC Code. It is specifically used for filing with DGFT Department only. By using DGFT Digital Signature online on DGFT Department website, Users can save upto 50 % of License Fees
Document Signer Certificates are issued to organizational software applications for operating automatically to authenticate documents/information attributed to the organization by using Digital Signature applied on the document, documents/Information. Document Signer Certificates’ purpose is mainly for mainly for automated signing and also to reflect organizational accountability.
Signing Digital signature is mainly used to sign the any document or Data Electronically.
Encryption Digital signature is mainly used to protect the confidential Document or Data. Encryption Digital signature can be used only on basis of Signing Digital signature. Only encryption Digital Signature can’t be used. In India, Encryption Digital signature is mainly used in e-tendering, e-procurement, e-bidding and e-Auction.